RALEIGH: 1 dead, 3 injured in crash on Tryon Rd. - WFLA News Channel 8

1 dead, 3 injured in crash on Tryon Rd.

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RALEIGH, N.C. -

Police say one person is dead and three are injured following a crash early Sunday morning on Tryon Road in Raleigh.

Police said Christopher Scott Thompson, 20, of Raleigh, was traveling west on Tryon Road around 1 a.m. when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with an car driven by 25-year-old Brittany Ann Phelps.

Phelps was declared dead at the scene.

Thompson and his two passengers -- Emily Ann Cates,21, and Patricia Yvonne Bartley, 21, both of Fuquay-Varina -- were transported to WakeMed with non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe that speed was a factor in the crash.

Thompson has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle and for driving left of center.

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